12 Jun 2019

Modern technology and voice of women empower Amazon tribe to combat illegal poaching

Chief Correspondent

They have traditional dances, bows and arrows, the songs and the warpaint.

But the Amazon Guajajara tribe also have cameras, mobiles, drones and GPS trackers.

The fight to confront illegal poachers and loggers in the Amazon is one which affects us all because the vast Amazonian forest is vital to global climate control.

In our second of two reports from Brazil, we travelled to the state of the Maranhao to the Caru Indigenous Reserve to discover how technology, public relations and the voice of women are empowering this indigenous tribe to protect our planet’s largest rainforest.